Week of March 11, 2019

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Victoria | A Public Inconvenience

Available Monday, March 11th, 2019

Albert and Palmerston put their reputations on the line, and Victoria must fight against her better judgment to decide where to place her allegiance.


Finding Your Roots | Roots in Politics

Available Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the diverse family histories of politicians Paul Ryan, Tulsi Gabbard and Marco Rubio. They each see a shared vision of the great American melting pot reflected in their ancestors’ stories.


The Dictator’s Playbook | Idi Amin

Available Thursday, March 14th, 2019

See how Idi Amin used lessons learned in the colonial British army to build a powerful dictatorship in Uganda. Through a combination of populist charm and brutal violence, he ruled for eight years – until his strategic blunders brought him down.


NOVA | Rise of the Rockets

Available Thursday, March 14th, 2019

New technologies are making rockets cheaper and more powerful than ever before. As companies like SpaceX and Virgin Galactic make space more accessible, and NASA returns to crewed spaceflight, a new era of space exploration may be on the horizon.


Nature | Wild Way of the Vikings

Available Wednesday, March 13th, 2019

Experience the natural world through the eyes of the Vikings. From the killer whales of the North Sea to the volcanic mounts of Iceland, see the deep history and cultural respect the Vikings had with the land and sea. Ewan McGregor narrates.


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Austin City Limits | Chris Stapleton / Turnpike Troubadours

Expires Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Enjoy an hour of contemporary country music with Chris Stapleton and Turnpike Troubadours. The rock and soul-influenced Stapleton highlights his acclaimed second album From a Room Vol. 1. The jamming Troubadours draw from their latest record A Long Way From Your Heart.


Finding Your Roots | Season 1

Expires Monday, March 25th, 2019

The 10 episodes of Season which include John Lewis, Barbara Walters, Martha Stewart, Samuel L. Jackson and Kyra Sedgewick among others.


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